Honoring Their Memory

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By Lauren R. Pacini 

Recipient of the Ohio Local History Alliance 2019 History Outreach Award, "Honoring Their Memory: Levi T. Scofield, Cleveland’s Monumental Architect and Sculptor" tells the story of Levi T. Scofield, fourth generation builder, third generation Clevelander, and Civil War Veteran, through well researched narrative and stunning contemporary images of the Cuyahoga County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument and ten other amazing Victorian-era structures including the Mansfield Reformatory, best known as the home of set for "Shawshank Redemption" and "Air Force One," the former Athens Asylum for the Insane, now known as "The Ridges," the historic Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home in Xenia, the former Grand Arcade, in Cleveland, the Scofield Residence, and the Schofield Building, among others. The 160-page book includes more than 30 pages of photographs and narrative dedicated to every detail of the monument's architecture, sculpture, and stained glass, and the restoration of the monument that took place in 2008

Published 2019